Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio and Wes Bergmann are arguably two of “The Challenge’s” largest names and their rivalry all through the years has had followers selecting which facet of the feud to assist. However, they have not appeared on a season collectively since “Total Madness” after they shocked followers with their new alliance, so followers will likely be happy to know that the 2 are set to reunite on our screens as soon as extra.
Bananas has been spending his time away from “The Challenge” internet hosting NBC’s “1st Look” and just lately revealed that his former nemesis will likely be becoming a member of him on the following season of his new show “Celebrity Sleepover.” The announcement got here through “1st Look’s” Twitter account:
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— Johnny Bananas (@johnnybananas) June 1, 2021
It reads, “You requested, we listened. @WestonBergmann is becoming a member of @johnnybananas on @CelebSleepover this fall! What do you wish to see them do? What questions do you’ve gotten for them? Reply to this tweet and we’ll make it occur! #celebritysleepover.”
The first four-episode first season of “Celebrity Sleepover” aired in April 2021 and noticed Bananas interviewing musicians, actors and actuality TV personalities in a video-interview format, peppered with numerous segments like challenges and drink-making. “We’ve taken numerous the ideas out of your conventional late-night discuss show hosts and we have added our personal spin,” Bananas instructed Heavy. “It’s a chat show, however it’s additionally a sleepover slumber occasion on the identical time.”
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Wes & Bananas Moved On From Their Explosive Rivalry on ‘The Challenge: Total Madness’
Bananas and Wes first appeared on “The Challenge” collectively on “The Duel” in 2006 however their rivalry solely began throughout their second season collectively, “The Ruins,” in 2009. Bananas and Wes have been each on the Champions crew however Bananas was already allied together with his shut buddies Evan Starkman and Kenny Santucci and Wes shortly grew to become public enemy primary after the primary problem of the season.
Part of the rivalry between Bananas and Wes additionally stemmed from the truth that Kenny connected with Wes’ ex-fiance Johanna Botta on the earlier season of the show and Bananas was a detailed good friend of Kenny’s. During the season, the 2 received into one another’s faces and Wes referred to as Bananas a “b****” and stated, “I can not wait to beat the s**t out of you.”
After “War of the Worlds 2,” when each of them have been eradicated early, they determined to work collectively on “Total Madness.” Bananas said in a PEOPLE interview, “I feel Wes and I each knew that us placing our beef apart and dealing collectively was in all probability the neatest factor for our video games.”
Bananas stated, “I used to be taking a look at it like… two of the most important names within the show, and two of essentially the most dominant, strategic thinkers within the recreation, simply received eradicated throughout the first 4 episodes. That’s a humiliation and slap within the face and get up name for us to vary issues up.”
They Are Both Taking Time Off ‘The Challenge’ to Focus on Other Projects
Although they may each be showing on “Celebrity Sleepover” within the fall, it might be a while earlier than followers can see these two “Challenge” legends again on the competitors show collectively. Bananas has already made clear that he is taking a step again from the show to deal with his internet hosting tasks and increasing his repertoire, whereas Wes just lately stated he’d be skipping season 37 as a result of different work commitments.
Wes revealed he’d be spending the following few months engaged on one other actuality TV show, this one together with his firm BetaBlox: “I’ve been scared for months to launch this information: I’m unable to return subsequent season… I’m sorry to these I’m disappointing due to this choice. I’ll make it as much as you.”
The show is about to be a full-season actuality TV show about a number of startup firms and entrepreneurs in an incubator creating their companies and collaborating in numerous challenges and actions, with the primary season set to movie this summer time in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Bananas, then again, just lately instructed Heavy in an interview that his priorities now lie in creating himself outdoors of The Challenge. “For now, I’m simply actually targeted on the tasks I’m engaged on, Celebrity Sleepover, actually spreading my wings, increasing my repertoire and displaying those who I’m not in reality only a banana, I’m additionally an onion and there is different layers to me.”
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